drunken driving

Another View: What kind of country would make a drunken driver wait five years for his day in court?

I have a friend I will call Michael who was stopped for drunken driving while working in a foreign country. He has been held in jail for five years without bail and without an at ...

MADD honors Auburn’s Forman for DUI enforcement

Officer Chris Forman of the Auburn Police Department received the Mothers Against Drunk Driving California Hero Award for his contribution to MADD’s mission of stopping impai ...

15 DUI arrests in Placer County over holiday weekend

The total of drunken driving suspects arrested by a county-wide taskforce during the holiday weekend grew to 15, according a press release issued Wednesday. The Avoid the 7 Placer ...

DUI crackdown arrests 10 in Auburn

A drunken driving task force arrested 10 suspected offenders during the holiday weekend in Auburn as seven Placer County law enforcement agencies engaged in a crackdown effort. Th ...

Another View: Does a DUI go on the front page?

Reading through some of the comments online this week, I was interested to see that at least one reader thought we were publically shaming a woman arrested for two DUIs in the same ...

Make it a double – 2 DUI arrests in same day for Auburn woman

  A third of a mile, 22 hours and 12 minutes is all that separated two drunken driving arrests of the same Auburn woman on Friday. Between arrests, Jessica Marie Bernardo ha ...

New Year’s warning from Loomis family touched by tragedy: Don’t drink and drive

AUBURN CA - With New Year’s Eve falling on a Saturday and some people getting Monday off, the odds of over-imbibing and getting behind the wheel during celebrations will increase ...

Fatal crash victim’s father seeks bar help in drunk-driving prevention

Instead of celebrating his daughter’s 26th birthday March 11, Tim Hauser is left to mark the anniversary of her death. Sandra Hauser had been celebrating her 25th birthday on M ...

Rolling billboard spells out crash victim’s DUI warning

Sally Palmer Dawley’s hand-printed warnings to drivers are taped to the rear window of her Ford F-250. And with slogans like “I survived – head-on crash – his DUI” and ...

Drive drunk, lose your car

A simple and effective way to deter DUIs: The vehicles of convicted DUI drivers impounded and auctioned to pay for court and civic costs. The exceptions are if the vehicles are st ...